Focus means concentrated attention. It refers to conscious and intentional actions by a person to achieve a particular objective. One needs discipline to overcome tendencies to deviate. It is easier said than done with regard to maintaining focus.
... It is easier said than done with regard to maintaining focus. Henry Mintzberg, a veteran management scholar discussed this in his book, The Nature of Managerial Work. Managers must typically work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and rely on their colleagues to complete a job.
STRATEGY & ORGANIZATION AREA / DOCTORAL PROGRAM presents
Three Essays on Organizational Responses to Institutional Pressures
Location: Bronfman 245
Professor Sebastien Betermier wins 2015 CFR Best Paper Award at the 14th Colloquium on Financial Markets
“Who are the Value and Growth Investors?”
Authors: Sebastien Betermier, Laurent Calvet and Paolo Sodini
Correcting for Misspecification in Parameter Dynamics to Improve Forecast Accuracy with Adaptively Estimated Models
Authors: Ceren Kolsarici and Demetrios Vakratsas
Publication: Management Science
INFORMATION SYSTEMS AREA / DOCTORAL PROGRAM presents
Governance Tensions in Open Source Collaboration: Balancing between Communities and Organizations
Diego Mastroianni Dela Corte
Thursday, April 16th
2:00 pm, Room 245
FDI motives, market governance, and ownership choice of MNEs: A study of Malaysia and Thailand from an incomplete contracting perspective
Publication: Asia Pacific Journal of Management
Congratulations to Maripaz Fernández, Marianne El Yordy Morera and Juan de los Santos who will be headed to Paris to compete at L’Oreal’s Brandstorm finals on June 18 in Paris.
Internship Opportunity with the Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation
The Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) team invites McGill student (graduate and undergraduate) applications to a part-time 6-month internship developing a case study on McGill’s partnership and involvement with the Salon 1861 (Gestion immobilière Quo Vadis).
The project will be co-supervised by Desautels Professors Emmanuelle Vaast and Ruthanne Huising with support from Ms. Isabelle Péan of the McGill QI team.
Authors: Patrick Augustin, Jianfeng Hu, Menachem Brenner and Marti Subrahmanyam